Can Songwriting Really Be Teached?
26 November 2019
So you’ve seen people—like myself—offering songwriting courses. But isn’t songwriting something you’re simply born with? And shouldn’t your songs only come from the heart?[...]
How loud do record labels want the lead vocal in your song to be?
2 May 2019
How loud should the lead vocal be in your song? I won't be lazy and just say "it depends" but instead try and come up with some useful pointers you can use in your next mix, whether you're engineering yourself or working with a producer[...]
Songwriting Isn't Easy-And It Isn't Difficult
I think we have "solved" songwriting!
30 March 2019
Songwriting isn't easy. It never has been, and it probably never will be. This is because there's a lot of plates that you have to keep spinning in the air, even if you know a multitude of tricks, rules and principles. But songwriting is also not difficult, [...]
My Top 10 Free Songwriting Tips